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Old 08-02-2013, 08:58 PM   #8806
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I never had a mini bike. My parents were cheap.

So what would be the requirements to said mini bike race? Maybe I should get one?
I've got a fairly new CRF50 for sale! I bought it a couple years ago from the original owner. I took my 7 year old out for his first ride and he did not like it. Hasn't ridden it since. I must not be a very good coach.


My 10 year old wouldn't even get on it.


They both prefer the quad despite my insistence that motorcycles are better...
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Old 08-03-2013, 06:30 AM   #8807
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I've got a fairly new CRF50 for sale! I bought it a couple years ago from the original owner. I took my 7 year old out for his first ride and he did not like it. Hasn't ridden it since. I must not be a very good coach.


My 10 year old wouldn't even get on it.


They both prefer the quad despite my insistence that motorcycles are better...

There are some of us that have children smarter than we are
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:04 PM   #8808
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I've got a fairly new CRF50 for sale! I bought it a couple years ago from the original owner. I took my 7 year old out for his first ride and he did not like it. Hasn't ridden it since. I must not be a very good coach.
I might get that out of your hair Tom I am still negotiating with the boss.
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:08 PM   #8809
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I might get that out of your hair Tom I am still negotiating with the boss.
I hear that!
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:28 PM   #8810
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I've got a fairly new CRF50 for sale! I bought it a couple years ago from the original owner. I took my 7 year old out for his first ride and he did not like it. Hasn't ridden it since. I must not be a very good coach.
DurtKlod, I had the exact sam thing with my son - He is a tall 7 year old. Bought him a CRF70 took him out twice he didn't like it. Sold it for $200 more than I bought it. Still would have rather him like to ride. Now he is asking for a quad - NO NO NO
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Old 08-03-2013, 06:54 PM   #8811
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DurtKlod, I had the exact sam thing with my son - He is a tall 7 year old. Bought him a CRF70 took him out twice he didn't like it. Sold it for $200 more than I bought it. Still would have rather him like to ride. Now he is asking for a quad - NO NO NO
That sucks but kinda like you said, I'd rather have them riding with me on a quad than not coming at all because they don't like the motorcycle.
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I might get that out of your hair Tom I am still negotiating with the boss.
That reminds me Edddy, I bet my little guy has already outgrown some of his safety gear already as well. Boots, maybe the helmet, probably not the chest plate though. If your interested, we can talk.
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Old 08-05-2013, 05:30 AM   #8812
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G'day all. Looks like I maybe coming to phoenix for a couple of years for work. So a couple of questions, is the riding good there? Are there any ride groups? Where is best place to look for bikes? Is there a website that everyone uses? Not sure what I will get yet, but looks like I will be there from around Feb. Oh I am coming over from Australia so am looking forward to getting a few good rides in when I can.
I would like a low mileage adv tourer. I have owned bmws and KLR in past so am not hard over. Would love to source an airhead bmw, but if they are as rare over there as here then will just stick with a newer bike!
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:09 AM   #8813
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G,day mate, you are coming to one of the best off road ride areas in the world. This is one of the best places to find rides and riders but you should also check out azbeemers as that will be a great resource if you go the BMW route. You can find the BMW bikes fairly easy over here so no issues there. Let me know once your plans are set and I will get you hooked up with what ever riding you like. Cheers
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Old 08-05-2013, 10:43 AM   #8814
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That reminds me Edddy, I bet my little guy has already outgrown some of his safety gear already as well. Boots, maybe the helmet, probably not the chest plate though. If your interested, we can talk.
Thanks again Tom I'll keep that in mind...
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:36 PM   #8815
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We never had our minibike race up to Crown King, and my entry still needs work anyway.



Are there any interested folks to maybe try for this in the fall?

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Hehe ...that sounds fun
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Old 08-06-2013, 08:57 AM   #8816
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We never had our minibike race up to Crown King, and my entry still needs work anyway.Are there any interested folks to maybe try for this in the fall?

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Old 08-06-2013, 11:55 AM   #8817
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:26 AM   #8818
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Any Zonies going on this ride?

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Old 08-20-2013, 05:11 PM   #8819
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Very nice! Had an older one of those when I was about 14 or so. Called an AT1 I think. Had an electric starter with the shift lever that "wing out there" which would break every time I fell on the left. Traded it to my dad for a 175 kick start only.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:23 PM   #8820
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New kid on the block!!

My first post,Wow!
This is the old dog, new tricks kind of thing for me.

I just sold my single track bikes and bought a klr 650 and a ktm 990 adventurer. Been riding all over the u.s. in such a short time and having a blast! Pavement, forest service roads, some single track and overnight camping trips, game for almost anything.Would have loved to attended the gps seminar, still learning mine slow but sure. Looking forward to meeting up with you guys.
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